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Cubeb, or tailed pepper is a plant in genus Piper, cultivated for its fruit and essential oil.
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Description for Cubeba

Cubeb, or tailed pepper is a plant in genus Piper, cultivated for its fruit and essential oil. It is mostly grown in Java and Sumatra, hence sometimes called Java pepper. The fruits are gathered before they are ripe, and carefully dried

Commercial cubebs consist of the dried berries, similar in appearance to black pepper, but with stalks attached , the "tails" in "tailed pepper". The dried pericarp is wrinkled, and its color ranges from grayish brown to black. The seed is hard, white and oily. The odor of cubebs is described as agreeable and aromatic and the taste as pungent, acrid, slightly bitter and persistent. It has been described as tasting like allspice, or like a cross between allspice and black pepper.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Piper cubeba dark gray to black. rarely and only for a short time. 18 to 20 feet easy to grow

Planting and care

Most outdoor varieties can endure temperatures as low as 50*F (10*C) without any problem. That being said, fifty degrees is still not an ideal temperature because it tends to slow down tissue growth and photosynthesis later in the day

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full Sun well-drained soil medium 70 and 75F (21-23C) Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Cubeba

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Typical uses of Cubeba

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Culinary use: leave

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal use: Tibetan Medicine for treating problems

References

  • https://www.theweedblog.com/what-is-the-ideal-temperature-for-growing-marijuana-plants/
  • http://www.fatalii.net/Growing_chile_peppers/Germinating

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